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May 22, 2017 | Alan Gates | Webinar/Event

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Danske Bank: Data is Mission Critical

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Your Self-Driving Car – How Did It Get So Smart?

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As part of the product management leadership team at Hortonworks, there is nothing more valuable than talking directly with customers and learning about their successes, challenges, and struggles implementing their big data and analytics use cases with HDP and HDF. These conversations provide more insight than any analyst report, white paper, or market study. In […]

Comcast. Verizon. Netflix. Walgreens. PayPal. Ford Motor Company. Wells Fargo. LinkedIn. Uber. These and other organizations like these will be at this year’s DataWorks Summit/Hadoop Summit. Open source experts will present over 170 sessions. They’ll share how they use open source technologies to leverage their data, drive predictive analytics, distributed deep-learning and artificial intelligence initiatives. There’s still time for you to […]

You have heard about Big Data for a long time, and how companies that use Big Data as part of their business decision making process experience significantly higher profitability than their competition. Now that your company is ready to embark on its first Apache Hadoop® journey there are important lessons to be learned. Read on […]

In 2016, we published the second version v1.0.1 of Spark HBase Connector (SHC). In this blog, we will go through the major features we have implemented this year. Support Phoenix coder SHC can be used to write data out to HBase cluster for further downstream processing. It supports Avro serialization for input and output data […]

We are pleased to announce the latest release of Hortonworks Data Cloud for AWS. Hortonworks Data Cloud (“HDCloud”) provides a quick and easy on-ramp for users looking to combine the agility of Amazon Web Services (“AWS”) with the data processing power of the Hortonworks Data Platform. This new HDCloud release (version 1.14.1) further reduces the […]

HDP 2.6 takes a huge step forward toward true data management by introducing SQL-standard ACID Merge to Apache Hive. As scalable as Apache Hadoop is, many workloads don’t work well in the Hadoop environment because they need frequent or unpredictable updates. Updates using hand-written Apache Hive or Apache Spark jobs are extremely complex.  Not only […]

Not only will DataWorks Summit/Hadoop Summit Munich be my first in Europe since joining Hortonworks but it is also the global launch of our Data Heroes Awards.  On the evening before each of the three conferences begin, we will both recognise our nine finalists and announce the winners from each category! With the awards, Hortonworks […]

Syncsort and Hortonworks working together to drive the success of a modern EDW solution Enterprise Data Warehouse has become a standard component of the corporate data architecture. In the past 15 years, a variety of product offerings were introduced into the market on building EDWs, operational data stores, real-time Data Warehouses. The differences is the […]

About two years ago, Hortonworks donated the entire code base of about 440,000 lines from its XA Secure acquisition to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) in order to help jump start Apache Ranger as an Apache Incubator project. Hortonworks made this decision because our enterprise customers need an extensible and robust open source security framework […]

We are pleased to announce the latest release of Hortonworks Data Cloud for AWS. This release (version 1.11 for those that are keeping score) continues to drive towards the goal of making data processing easy and cost effective in the cloud. For those that aren’t familiar with Hortonworks Data Cloud for AWS (or “HDCloud” for […]

Today, Hortonworks announced the Hortonworks EDW Optimization Solution to help extend and accelerate return on investment for business intelligence e.g. the data warehouse. The solution brings together technologies from Hortonworks and partners Syncsort and AtScale. But before I dig into the details of this solution it is worth understanding the vision Hortonworks is revealing here. […]

You may have noticed our new homepage banner, “Be a Hero”, and thought to yourself, “I’ve been waiting for a radioactive spider bite all my life.” I have some goods news for you, and no, it’s not the hairy spider living under your desk. There’s now an easier way to become a hero. At Hortonworks, […]

Last year Hadoop celebrated it’s tenth birthday, young in the land of data technologies. But the growth in popularity of Apache Hadoop is not slowing down anytime soon. In fact, results from the 2016 Big Data Maturity Survey indicates 97% of respondents plan to do more big data initiatives in the next 3 months. The […]

We are pleased to announce that Hortonworks DataFlow (HDFTM) Version 2.1 is now generally available. You can download the latest version here!   HDF 2.1 (powered by  Apache NiFi, Apache Kafka and Apache Storm) brings enterprise readiness, platform stability and ease of use to the next level. Apache NiFi for dynamic, configurable data pipelines, through […]

“The most damaging phrase in the language is, ‘It’s always been done that way.’” – Rear Admiral Grace Hopper, United States Navy This year Hortonworks was a Gold Sponsor at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference in Houston, Texas. This conference is named in honor of Grace Hopper, a pioneer in the […]